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... I have included how I think each question is related to hormones. Remember a single test can be normal but all hormones are pulsed so one test isnt diagnostic of anything. Of course each symptom can also be related to other disease activity so one or two aren't particularly diagnostic either. Many together start to make the pattern more clear. 1. Do you wake up in the... (8 replies)
... Thanks, Orion, for the info. We will do our research and talk to his endo. Take care, Vicki (17 replies)
... Anyone with Addison's like your son should be taking DHEA as well because once the adrenals are shut down by taking replacement cortisol this important hormone is also cut off. ... (17 replies)

... Those aren't even the same DHEA tests, but yeah, your DHEA may have gone down some since cortisol replacement suppesses ACTH and ACTH is what regulates DHEA. ... (5 replies)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... DHEA is safe, but like anything, some people don't react well to it. 100mg of DHEA is a lot and if you don't feel well on it then that should be the judges of what is right or wrong. Cut back untill you do feel well. ... (5 replies)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... Fourthly, because you are taking replacement levels of hydrocortisone, your DHEA levels will be near zero. ... (5 replies)
... Below are the test results that I have received so far. I have Hashi's disease and recently was told I have Adrenal Fatigue. I am interested to see what other think about the testing the doctor has done. I only included what was related to the Adrenals and not the thyroid testing. The thyroid seems to be under control. Right now I'm taking 10mg of Cortef in the am and 10... (1 replies)
... Always take DHEA with cortisol. ... (4 replies)
... I forgot to answer your question about DHEA. DHEA is definitely recommended for anyone with adrenal issues. ... (6 replies)
... I forgot to answer your question about DHEA. DHEA is definitely recommended for anyone with adrenal issues. ... (6 replies)
... I am not a doctor but I have a few harmless suggestions. DHEA supplementation would not hurt at all. DHEA is the hormone most produced by the adrenals. In women it is thought to improve fertility. ... (1 replies)
... You may be suffering from yeast/fungus infection in your intestines. This often happens after repeated antibiotic use and hydrocortisone promotes the growth of fungus as well. The solution is to go on a zero sugar diet for at least 2 months, and get a prescription for an antifungal called Nystatin. You must take the pills, not the liquid (which contains a lot of sugar) and... (20 replies)
... If you are on replacement steroids then you will be deficient in DHEA. DHEA has many potential benefits including improved exercise capacity and improved immunity. ... (6 replies)
... Since DHEA is not regulated it's possible that your brand has cut back on the actual amount of DHEA in the bottle. There are only a few brands that appear to be tested to assure the dose corresponds to the bottle label. Perhaps change brands. ... (10 replies)
... cium, thus weakening bones and eventually causing osteoporosis. Prednisone also decreases the immune system, so Vitamin C daily is very beneficial. I also take DHEA as more recent research has shown that adrenal insufficient people are also DHEA insufficient. ... (7 replies)
... I am about to start compounded DHEA 1.5 mg. ... (8 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jun 12, 2007
... to out patient and get an IV in my arm, which would explain my elevated Cortisol level. She said I only need to worry about my low testosterone of 199. I said my DHEA is low, if I take DHEA, wont that bring the Testosterone up? ... (88 replies)
... Maybe you could back down on your thyroid meds and ask the dr to give you a trial run of cytomel "t3" and see if this makes a difference.. I hope you get to feeling better soon,, Take care (8 replies)
... one and have trouble now with bladder control. I also take about 7mg of DHEA. I used to take 25 mg, and felt much stronger. However, after raising my thyroid, my dhea level went to 3 x the normal limits and I felt very sick. ... (8 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 7, 2007
... because rats don't naturally make DHEA in the same way that we do, if at all. So I do take that chance when I take DHEA. But what doesn't cause cancer? ... (24 replies)


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